Latest News

Festive Malt Whisky?

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society's looking wonderfully festive...enjoy exclusive membership when you stay here!

Mini-Tour of Scotland - A Photographer's Dream

We just returned from a glorious trip up the west coast of Scotland, see below:

The 5-Star Dunalastair Hotel

It is great to be able to recommend a fabulous new hotel, in a stunning village location, which offers a touch of luxury in the Scottish Highlands.

March/April News

Good news for TV and Gin lovers this month!

February News

Visit Scotland has just awarded us our second 5-star grading, for our Garden Apartment – yippee! These awards are not given out lightly, so we are very proud to be included in this special category of Edinburgh accommodation.

Hebridean Heaven

I often recommend the islands of Lewis & Harris (they are connected) to guests, as a mini-break while staying here, and having just returned from a second visit, I am reminded why...

Body Toolkit Conditioning in the Scottish Highlands

Together with another US guest who, like me, is weight-challenged (hmm….), we have just returned from a fabulous Highland experience: Body Toolkit Conditioning – and can sing from the rooftops the huge benefits we both reaped, weight loss being just one of them.

Digital Detox at Pilrig House

Turn off, tune out, drop in at Pilrig House

January 2017

Happy New Year to all our guests – old and new. Those guests who have already booked will know that, amongst our ‘Insider Files’ I send on booking, Food and Food & Drink Favourites are amongst these – providing a comprehensive list of great restaurants to suit all occasions, tastes and budgets.

It’s Christmas time…

Whether you fancy ice-skating in Princes St Gardens, Light Night, browsing the wonderful Christmas Markets with some mulled wine in your gloved hands, the Santa Run, or a carol concert in one of Edinburgh’s beautiful churches – Edinburgh has it all. Wishing you all a very peaceful Christmas.

For our Christmas guests, here are a few links to get you excited about your winter warmer: